Kirkwood Community College

Kirkwood Community College Credit Catalog 2017-2018

BIO-186 Microbiology (4.00)

Surveys bacteria, viruses and fungi through their growth characteristics, morphology and pathogenicity. Introduces immunology and explores epidemiology and diagnosis of pathogenic bacteria. Emphasizes culturing, identification, aseptic technique and basic immunological assays in the laboratory. Credits: 4, Hours: (3/2/0/0), Prereq: None; Arts & Sciences Elective Code: A; Comments: One year of recent high school biology/chemistry with a grade of B or higher is strongly recommended, or completion of Basic Biological Concepts or other college-level biology course

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